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the low point until where we are today, san francisco is looking a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and drive the cost of housing and if you look at the graph on the left hand side the blue portion is the household real estate value and not surprisingly it's down and hasn't really come back much in the last couple of ears
in the lanes. >> the man brought in to clean up oakland's crime problem speaks for the first time on his plans for the city. bratton talks about the practice of "stop and frisk." the switch to day light savings will cost us an hour of sleep but there is a push to ease the pain. now this morning's tech bytes. >> microsoft is apologizing for not obeying a european union order to give windows users a choice of web browseers. they slapped the company with a $731 million fine yesterday. it is considered a warning to other firms. >> the new video game of tomb raiders shows a young and vulnerable laura croft. she is still brilliant and forceful. look at the bar tender of the future which can create beverages in ten seconds using 15 different ingredients. the robot is expected to sell for $2,500. you don't have to leave a tip. those are >> fremont, palo alto, north bay and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> this afternoon the lowell high school track team will wear green ribbons at their meet to honor a teammate who was killed in san francisco. the 17-year-old was hit and killed by while across t
francisco is .19. you will notice san jose .09. and oakland a third of an inch and much less than that in livermore. we have showers coming, but find out what the latest computer models are indicating as far as who will need the umbrellas tomorrow. it is not everyone. i will be back with the details, ama. >>> san jose police are trying to figure out why a man was stabbed to death. they show investigators looking for evidence at oak grove park this afternoon. that's where police found the body of a man in his late teens or 20s. he was stabbed several times. they are not positive when he died, but believe it happened today. the man charged with stealing a luxury yacht -- >> sorry. and running it aground and preparing his defense from the county jail. the two people arrested with him have been released. 63-year-old leslie alan gardener pled not guilty to grand theft and vandalism charges in court today. he is accused of stealing the 82-foot yacht and damaging it on the shoreline. investigators say the others taken off the boat, 56-year-old lisa modewell and dario mira did not know th
to year and last year we hosted the event in oakland which, is why here here in san francisco this year and is to mayor lee thank you for being the host city this year andmary khan thank you for traveling across the bay that very short way to be here in san francisco. so how many of you are feeling optimistic about 2013? can you raise your hand? right? (applause). ism. it just has a feel? it just has that feel it's started starting out at a good space and with opt mission and that's good goods and this is a good year on top of the giant's 49 win and 49ers making to the bowel and this is all going to put more sales in the regional economy and again there is so much business activity. and we are blessed with just being in this part of the country and the world. i'm very interested in what we are going to hear from our speakers this morning to sort off guide us through this year. now before we get to our program please join me in thanking the organizations and people who made this possible. and you can clap now for awful them but -- this event is jointly presented by san francisco bu
will notice san jose .09. and oakland a third of an inch and much less than that in livermore. we have showers coming, but find out what the latest computer models are indicating as far as who will need the umbrellas tomorrow. it is not everyone. i will be back with the details, ama. >>> san jose police are trying to figure out why a man was stabbed to death. they show investigators looking for evidence at oak grove park this afternoon. that's where police found the body of a man in his late teens or 20s. he was stabbed several times. they are not positive when he died, but believe it happened today. the man charged with stealing a luxury yacht -- >> sorry. and running it aground and preparing his defense from the county jail. the two people arrested with him have been released. 63-year-old leslie alan gardener pled not guilty to grand theft and vandalism charges in court today. he is accused of stealing the 82-foot yacht and damaging it on the shoreline. investigators say the others taken off the boat, 56-year-old lisa modewell and dario mira did not know the yacht was stolen. >> they convinc
and san francisco is .19. you will notice san jose .09. and oakland a third of an inch and much less than that in livermore. we have showers coming, but find out what the latest computer models are indicating as far as who will need the umbrellas tomorrow. it is not everyone. i will be back with the details, ama. >>> san jose police are trying out why out why a man was stabbed to death. they show investigators looking for evidence at oak grove park this afternoon. that's where police found the body of a man in his late teens or 20s. he was stabbed several times. they are not positive when he died, but believe it happened today. the man charged with stealing a luxury yacht -- >> sorry. and running it aground and preparing his defense from the county jail. the two people arrested with him have been released. 63-year-old leslie alan gardener pled not guilty to grand theft and vandalism charges in court today. he is accused of stealing the 82-foot yacht and damaging it on the shoreline. investigators say the others taken off the boat, 56-year-old lisa modewell and dario mira did not know the
updated on the case. in oakland, ann notarangelo kpix 5. >>> a fund has been established to help the family of jinghong kang. if you are interested in making a donation, go to our website, cbssf.com, click on "news." >>> a man will face charges in the death of a teenager n on her 17th birthday. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on th
-- between san francisco and oakland, that you believe [inaudible] employee and is i had you raise your hands already and you are going to expand the idea that meet leading edge companies say they want to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the entire bay area and so they have to have it's a different game. and you know, texans have to live there. the reality is that this is one of the most beautiful places with the best whrr and -- [inaudible] company that is going to for tech ass
oakland. at 10:30, why some residents tell us, it's too late. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> a san francisco bicyclist accused of felony vehicular manslaughter listened quietly today, as witnesses testified, he was biking very fast when he fatally injured a 71-year-old woman. witnesses say he ran a red light before he hit suchi wi. the woman died days later. testimony on the client's speed is unreliable, and they claim pedestrians ignored a don't walk sign. the testimony came in a preliminary hearing to determine if he will stand trial. >>> a convicted sex offender is scheduled to be released into a contra costa neighborhood in the next few days, despite the objections of people in that neighborhood. some are trying to stop th
advisory from santa rosa 89/100ths of an inch. a third of an inch in oakland and redwood city. we do have more showers in the forecast and timing is in just a few minutes. ama? >> sandhya, thank you. a street hard hit by a water main break is struggling to recover tonight this, is what it looked like last weekend. since then, homes have been red tagged and sink holes discovered. the mayor came out and we are live with that. heather? >> the mayor and others got a look at what has become a disaster site them got to see its relationship to the damaged homes. and they got to meet the victims themselves face-to-face. this is not a neighborhood that will be back to normal any time soon. the main break is only the beginning of what will be a m-long process of repairing utilities and doing soil testing all across the neighborhood to see if red and yellow tagged homes can be saved. will more sink holes appear? that is another question. >> this is break is how fast. r.houfl. you with have a 16 inch line. then, it will give us what may have taken years so compromise we have to make sure this is soli
died the next day. >>> the man being counted on to turn around oakland's escalating crime rate made his first public appearance this afternoon. oakland is paying for william bratton to make the city safer. ken wayne is live with what bratton plans to do. >> reporter: we should know within a few weeks whether or not this new crime fighting strategy is going to work. for some oakland residents, it's already too late. he was robbed at gunpoint last week. >> how much money? >> about 200, and credit cards, everything. >> reporter: enter the man expected to turn things around. >> my image of oakland was not a good one, quiet frankly. >> reporter: hire today provide expertise, and solutions. >> oakland has the opportunity to move to the forefront of american policing, and its use of technology. >> reporter: they'll recommend the use of statistical analysis, license plate scanning, predictive policing, and stop and frisk. >> there's not a police department in america that's going to be effective without it. >> we are addressing people with a laser focus, these are people that have been identifi
a k-9 member of the richmond police department. period foot express headquartered in east oakland, is matching the $10,000 reward offered by two police unions. the police dog was poisoned at the home of the officer he partners with. guns were stolen from the home, as well, and the officer's family dog died after it was also poisoned. ought man charged with stealing a lux i didn't rate and running it aground is preparing his defense from the san mateo county jail. the other two were arrested and they is been released. the 63-year-old has pleaded not guilty to grand theft, receiving stolen property, and vandalism accused of stealing the 82' yacht and damage it on the shoreline. the others taken off the boat, a 56-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man did not know the yacht was stolen. >> our investigation convinced us they were unwitting and they understood him to have inherited the boat and they are witnesses at this point. >> the prosecution will hold the suspect liable for damages to the yacht which are estimated at 500,000 as well as the cost of the we coast guard recovery effort
. oakland's new police consultant. william bratton. outlined his plans for turning around the troubled department. he was a former police chief in los angeles. and he advocates some controversial policing methods. such as "stop and frisk" which his critics do not support. nonetheless, brattons the righto fix oakland's crime problem. >> this is a fresh set of odds with an old set of problems to hopefly come up with a solution. >> pam: the oakland city council voted in late january to add bratton to a team of police experts. they'll be advising police chief howard jordan on fighting crime and handling of a court order involving the department. the city is paying 250- thousand dollars for the expert advice. >> a high risk sex offender is set to be released into contra costa county in the next six days. 69- year old charles christman will live in bay point. he was convicted of committing sex acts on several young boys back in the 1980's. today -- dozens of sheriff's officials knocked on doors and passed out 15- hundred fliers the message was to alert residents -- a high risk sex offender w
charged with overseaing the oakland police force laid out his goals today. paul chambers is live now in oakland where former los angeles police chief bill bretton talked about the stop and frisk policy that he has back in the pass. >> he just wrapped up a news conference here and he said he will bring a fresh perspective to a city that is under staffed, especially for a city this size. still he will focus on three major crimes. >> murders, the robberies, the burglaries, pretty much being committed by a relatively small proportion of the population here in october -- in oakland and the focus is dealing on that population that is committing these crimes. >> he arrived on sunday and since then he has worked with investigators on a homicide and a few hours later he went to a retaliatory shooting. he said his team will use shot spotters and license plate readers and comb the internet where criminals brag about the crime they have committed. and he said there isn't a department in the country that will be effective without the stops. >> the responsibility of the police, the leadership, th
investigators with mobile crime lab taking pictures of evidence. police have not made arrests. a man oakland is counting on to turn things around started work today. hiring of the former l.a. police chief was a controversial choice. abc 7 news is live now from the police department where the lawman turned consultant held a news conference this afternoon. >> bratton brought in to develop a crime prevention plan and he says there will be success and people start feeling differently about their safety. now, bratton has been in oakland about 72 hours in sunday going on police ride alongs and stopping at a murder scene. now, oakland's problem is his problem. the goal to bring down rising number of violent crimes with this apartment he acknowledges is under staffed. he says the plan to come up with new ways to use state and local law enforcement and a crime tracking computer system. >> this is a wonderful situation near oakland. there is a lot of opportunities here to make some early gains. very quickly. and i think you're going to see some of the gains are going to be made quickly. >> our officer
of great say food and go see things that inspire me about oakland is again it's ability to change. for every think that you would every say negative about oakland, i can say ten positives we are our own city. oakland to know it, is to love it.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we ge
of oakland and coming up you'll hear the plan of keeping the city safe. >>> and legal or not? the battle heats up over the states and legalizing marijuana. how the government is responding. ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ [ engine revs ] [ female announcer ] small... [ engine revs ] wicked... ♪ and now... ♪ topless. ♪ the fiat 500 abarth cabrio. ♪ >>> we continue our coverage now of the breaking news that we first told you about at the top of the newscast of an apparent homicide taking place in san jose. this happened more than an hour ago when police got a report of a man who was found stabbed to death here. news chopper 2 is above the area at guadalupe oak grove park. again we are continuing to follow this apparent homicide, taking place in san jose as we get more information, and we'll be certain to update you. >>> the new consultant tanked with taking out oakland's crime plan, and former l.a. police chief bill bratton talked about the issues and what he needs from city leaders. >> officially on the payroll here and the press conference just w
at oakland because it was the only time they can fit him in. as they were leaving police say these two people attacked them. the man in the hooded sweat shirt is george huggins. the man police say shot the victim. his companion agreed to testify against huggins. she now only faces volume teary manslaughter. the victim left behind a wife and two children. >> i want to try my best to do this. i also though i know i'm here, i won't be able to bring him back, again. >> she returns to virginia tonight. the trial is expected to wrap up in a few days. >> still ahead, a lawyer this afternoon hoping to get a rebate loan. >> a live report as we get closer to the conclave. >> new at 4:30 the new progress on the 49ers stadium in santa clara. proposals to bring a super bowl to the bay area. >> plus, michael finney taking your questions on twitter and facebook. he'll answer them here live a little later. you can contact michael at >>> there is no word when the conclave to select the next pope will begin. >> abc 7 news is live at the vatican for us. david? >> good morning. from rome it's now a little after
will acknowledge theresa who works on my staff as chronic absteism and involved with the oakland school district and i partner with tony smith and this man brought innovation to the oakland school district which has a lot of challenges which he may go into. i won't. so i really echo what jeff said about soft or hard power but let me tell you from my standpoint. i have a nephew who was in school and was bullied and there were sexual overtones to it and the result is he left the school and i spent time working with the school and my district and it wasn't my area and educate them about what bullying meant and in the most heinous way described to them and it went no where and that gave me the lesson in life we have children that are in fear when they go to school so they don't go and my priority is to have safe schools and they can be educated and create their path to a successful future and it's a healthy environment and bullying prevents that for so many kids. when terreesa and i addressed issues around truancies and one of the common themes and i saw this before with sexually exploited cases
it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting. i building we already i believe kroshed the threshold of 140,000 students nationwide and we are working to get to the million and the idea is a million is a tipping point . a million kids in america. that's like one in ten basically in public schools. that gets embedded so over time every september schools are starting with that method to have that agreement, and along the way we're also trying to deliver youth action and educate ideas and teach the schools and districts about social emotional learning because after they see the film they want to know
from oakland, where the procession made its way up from santa cruz. it took hours, a two-mile long procession. now all is quiet inside and outside the hp pavillion. inside here, as we've been showing you pictures for the past couple of minutes, hands folded, heads bowed in respect. it's obviously very dark inside and we can't hear a word. we haven't taken down the sound for you. it is that quiet inside the hp pavillion. think about that, with thousands of people there, and as loud as raucous as the place can sometimes get, it is a completely different story today as the community and the bay area has come together to honor the two officers who gave their lives in the line of duty and were ambushed in santa cruz about a week and a half ago. >> you see the procession there in the little box on the screen, you see the people always very powerful when you see this, the people lining up on the side of the road and saluting as the procession goes by. this memorial service is expected to last for about three hours. among other things, leon panetta, california's attorney general kamala har
, oakland's problem is now his problem. supercop bill bratten reports for duty. how he plans to cut crime. >>> the trio accused of stealing a yacht are in court. how one convinced crew mates to sail amay. >>> i'm spence spence. dry now but we may have more showers tomorrow. i will show you when and where in the accuweather forecast fact coming up. >>> a storm forces drivers to play bumper cars. and tractor trailers to tip over in wild wind ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day with your lowe's consumer credit card. [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day been waiting for the price othen don't miss sleep train's beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale. save up to 40% on closeout sets from beautyrest and posturepedic. save hundreds on floor samples and closeout inventory. these prices are falling fast, but these deals won't last. the beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale is on now at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ good. no, not good. h
lands disfavor in 1991 in the oakland fire. that particular tragedy was that people tried to leave. 11 people died including 6 going in their cars trying to get out. this particular assess road is unsafe and it should be denied. i appeal to our discretion. thank you >> thank you. >> good morning members of the commission i'm stephanie. i live in the corresponding mount apartment. i'd like to speak to the potential danger of the instability of the hillside on which this project is to go built. several years ago there was a land side on court reporting land street. that's now covered over by concrete that was placed through in order to shore up the hillside. the fifth avenue building was undermined by that landslide. it was very scary to all of us and the hillside on where this project is to be built is very steep. as one of the gentlemen before me mentioned that building was left off of the illustration of the project that was to be built and i also have to ask why that building was left off the project. i didn't intend to speak this afternoon so pardon me i'm not a speaker. this proj
. >>> tonight we are learning more about how super cop bill bratton plans to tackle oakland as crime problem. he and police chief howard jordan made their public debut as a team today to lay out their strategy. kpix 5's phil matier on their plan of attack tonight. >> reporter: just the mention of bill bratton and his "stop & frisk" policy had people talking in oakland even before he arrived. so his debut today in front of the media you can imagine everyone turned out. here's the story. as media events go, bill bratton wasted little time getting to the point. >> it's a well-known fact in policing that a very small proportion of the criminal population commits the majority of the crime. in l.a. we call it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city are where about 50% of the crime occurs. and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> reporter: to combat that, he says oakland needs to better track crime and use as many outside agencies like the chp and the sheriff's de
an update on that, good morning sal. >>> westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland nice looking drive no major problems and traffic also looks good on the sunole grade heading to 680 south, let's go back to the desk. >>> police sergeant loren butler worked as a patrol officer and hostage negotiator. janine de la vega is in san jose where the memorial will be held at the hp pavilion but we begin with claudine wong in santa cruz. >> reporter: good morning, yes the procession will start from behind me and there has been a lot of activity within the last half hour when we last checked in. search and rescue will be preparing for what will be this enormous procession that will go from here to san jose. it will start here and go to 8:45 and already we have an estimated 200 vehicles lining the streets to the 33-mile journey where tens of thousands will say goodbye. fellow officers and family had a private viewing and many were able to say goodbye at the funeral home. they have been guarding the officers around the clock honoring their life and service. the healing process has begun but it wil
smith in oakland has an initiative that is dealing with not just things like restoretive justice alone but positive behavioral interventions and supports. couple that with response to intervention, whole school reform strategies that work on transforming the way the school is functioning and in so doing making it a more positive culture for everybody. it brings in parental engagement in families and it has the very tough conversations, in the case of oakland i know for sure, around things like race with an african american male focus in that community because it's appropriate for that community, and the way all these things link together. so certainly bullying and harassment is an avenue into transforming the way schools work. just like discipline is an avenue into transforming the way schools work, as is standards and good assessments, it is how all these things fit together to ensure that students feel safe to learn but that what they are learning are the rigorous courses and skills and they are challenged enough to stay in school, graduate, and meet our president's goal we're goin
police department. pet food express headquartered in east oakland is matching the $10,000 reward offered by two police unions. the police dog was poisoned at the home of the officer he partnered with and guns were stolen from the home and the officer's family died afterening poisoned. >> bay area school district debates whether to fire all the principals and vice principals. >> the dow jones industrial average has reached a new milestone. who says the rally is not likely to end any time soon? >> a live look outside from our roof camera at the embarcardero and the new and improved bay bridge getting some bonus hours here of the bay lights, light show. traffic and weather are >> we are back at 6:10, and live doppler 7 hd shows a few radar runs at point reyes. these are just sprinkles. looking to the southwest you can see the yellow at 26 miles from the coast and 46 miles from petaluma. that has been the case the last couple of hours but it is falling apart. our temperatures are in the mid-to-upper 50's and the scattered showers will be nor numerous tomorrow afternoon than they were yesterd
has served 27 years. >>> oakland's flew police consultant is officially on the job. >> he arrived on sunday and has already spent time at crime scenes. his focus will be on stopping homicides, robberies, and burglary in oakland. he supports the police stop and frisk taskic. >>> responsibility of police, the leadership, the offices themselves, the training, is to always do it constitutionly, do it compassionetly, and you're dealing with human beings. >> he wants officers to scour web sites where criminals usually brag. >>> lawyers for a san francisco bicyclist, filed a motion to have the case dismissed or reduced to a misdemeanor. today in court witnesses testified chris was speeding and ran a red light before hitting a man at castro and market streets last march. the victim, later died at the hospital. the lawyer says hi testimony is unreliable and pedestrian, including the victim, ignored a do not walk sign. a judge is expected to rule tomorrow morning. >>> authorities have charged a couple. 63-year-old leslie gardener aboard the boat, believed gardener owned the $2.8 million boa
to the morning. 36 in vallejo. 39 for concord. 45 in oakland. afternoon highs we will see plenty of mid to upper 50s. we were men of a chilly side. 57 for fairfield and antioch. 53 in san rafeal. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we could see clearing showers early friday morning. i think friday will be a transition day meeting, we will see better conditions in to the afternoon. >> temperatures could maxed out in the low 60s. the gradual warning kicked into full gear heading into saturday and sunday. >> we will be back in the sunshine enjoying seventies starting the next work week. >> a lot of changes in our extended forecast. full details on what to expect my next report. >> meantime over to the traffic desk quiet out there. a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. a quiet ride out oakland into the city. no problems from the east shore freeway. westbound 580 or the limits approach. >> san mateo looking good in both directions of highway 92 the drive time 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101 overnight construction getting down to the bridge. you may encounter minor
plan of attack to bring down the crime rate in oakland, and he says you just have to do the math. >> a very small portion of the criminal population xhilts the majority of the crime. in la we call it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city where about 50% of the crime occurs and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> the city is spending that $250,000. he's urging the city to partner with outside agencies to make up for officer shortages. >>> thousands will gather in san jose tomorrow to pay their respects toth two santa cruz police officers who were killed last week in the line of duty. kip doe on tonight's memorial and tomorrow's funeral. >> at the santa cruz memorial funeral home, one last chance for a quiet good-bye. >> they've given souch to the community and to be taken like that is a tragedy. >> at a public viewing today through hug sxhs handshakes, officers held back tears while watching over the caskets of detective sergeant lawyeren baker and detective elizabeth butler. >> i
overnight roadwork in lanes towards downtown oakland and once again crossing the golden gate bridge, nice and quiet in terms of dry weather, different story today than we saw yesterday but overall looks like the drive time is sluggish because of that overnight roadwork on the approach to the bridge in both directions northbound 101, two lanes blocked for another 25 minutes or so. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> questions remain this morning after an animal park volunteer was mauled to death by a lion. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills just east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in the newsroom with more on what happened. cate. >> reporter: michelle, we actually still -- we know very little about what happened before the fatal attack, like provoked the attack and why the intern was in the enclosure unsupervised. we know the victim was identified as 24-year-old diana hanson. she was a volunteer at the park. hanson moved from the
area, down to oakland and saw this on the way. just after the bridge. he said that a truck lost a load and it is in many of the lanes and traffic is beginning just now to slow. not sure if chp knows about this yet. right now 80 westbound is going to be slow as you drive through that area. then slow after that as well. driving from -- because of earlier problems in berkeley which have been cleared. 80 isn't a great drive right now as you drive west. let's go to the toll plaza where you will see a back up here at the toll plaza. eight to ten minutes which is lighter than usual. driving in san jose, northbound 280 looks good, so does 101, 85, and 17. >> good morning. here is the live camera looking toward the bay. most of the bay area so far this morning on the dry side. just lots of cloud cover and cool temperatures, that will be changing later on today. here you can see a live storm tracker 2. we have been watching this cluster of rain showers since 4:30. they haven't been moving to much. liting bit of activity moving in to parts of marin. we will come in tight closer to point reyes an
♪ >> pam: the controversial consultant working with the oakland police apartment on his new role as consultant. and a public viewing for the santa cruz police officers killed in the line of duty we will take you inside and hear from the members of the community. . >> pam: now at six this is a new set of eyes looking at a very old problem. >> pam: oakland's new police advisor tells kron four how he plans to help that city combat its rise in violent crime. (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam: new at six-- former los angeles police chief. now oakland's new police advisor. is speaking about violent crime in the community. kron 4's terisa estacio is live. with details on what william bratton has to say. terisa. >> reporter: he did not waste any time and went straight to the point. he spoke about the big crime problem. and his big plans to address them. he spoke about how this team will put reducing homicide as a top priority. >> i have been very impressed in these three days. to address the issues that they have been dealing with and the
-known neighbor, the bay bridge, which links san francisco with oakland. it has been outfitted with 25,000 led lights. >> they have been programmed to create a variety of patterns. and is said to be the world's biggest light sculpture, and it will be on show for the next two years. >> smartly, it is not visible to drivers on the bridge so they will not get distracted. highly visible for everybody else. more news for you at the top of the hour. stay with us. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
fleeing san francisco to live in oakland, berkeley in resident parks because they didn't want to be so dense and there was no plays for it to be built and san francisco developed like st. france, lakeside village and later forest hill and we speak about forest hills it provided a place for lack of a better term people in what would be upper-middle class could live in an area that wasn't so dense. now we're building almost no single-family homes in san francisco. and what is happening is people with families what are looking particularly for a new home are forced out of san francisco. if they buy an older home there's in bad shape. or they're forced into homes where the neighborhoods are used for other things other than housing and it's not a pleasant place. i'd like love to see this move forward as proposed by the neighbors with fewer sites. i think we heard from an expert in housing prices and i think her comments were adequate for this to immunes and not to pencil out to cover the costs you've got to have a number of homes. you're not going to sell those homes more modern $1.8 millio
want to give a huge thank you for the oakland police department and we put it out that we had lost this very dangerous weapon. and through, tireless police work, back and forth from some of our plain clothes officers and there as we were able to locate residents in oakland, and serve search warrants and recover not only rar 15 and the other property that was taken from trunk but a second ar that was taken. but we had a very sound event happened on force and slope and on saturday night. a 17-year-old girl on her birthday crossing the street was hit by a drink driver and killed. one block from her home. that drunk driver was taken into custody. and he will be rigorously prosecuted. the child attended loyal high school. >> and then on sunday at about 3:00 in the afternoon, a woman entered a home on the 2000 block of lion street, she was under the influence of bath salts, which is a newish drug that is hitting the streets right now. and can be smoked snoerted or in jected and it causes increased blood pressure, paranoya and reduced need for feed or sleep, i don't know why anybody woul
down the crime rate in oakland. he says all you have to do is the math. >> a very small portion of the criminal population commits the majority of the crimes. in l.a. we called it the 10% solution. 10% of the criminal population commits about 50% of the crime. 10% of the locations in the city are where about 50% of the crime occurs. and 10% of the city's population are about 50% of the victims. >> well, the city is spending $250,000 for bratton's advice. he is urging the city to partner with outside agencies to make up for officer shortages in the city. >>> meanwhile, the san francisco police department will hold a town hall meeting tonight to discuss tuesday's officer-involved shooting. an officer and a suspect were injured during the incident. meeting is set for 6:00 at the city college of san francisco southeast campus on oakdale avenue. >>> george lucas brought his movie-making magic to the presidio. >> now he wants to bring even more magic to the old army base. a museum for his private art collection. lucas plans to showcase his privat
trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introduction -- no, i get to say something. i get to say something. as everyone in this room knows, youngest mayor in 100 years, right? youngest mayor in 100 years when he was elected 10 years ago and he has remained an effective and visionary leader for everyone. mayor newsom gained worldwide recognition when he granted marriage licenses to same sex couples in 2004. we all remember those moving pictures
police chief bill bratton. he's in oakland now to make major changes to the city's crime fighting strategies. bratton, who is now a consultant, held a news conference alongside observing's police chief jordan at headquarters today. bratton says bringing down the number of homicides, robberies and burglaries is his top priority. he also says it's tough when you have a police department that needs a lot more officers. >> it's a department that i think you all appreciate is severely understaffed. and i don't use that term lightly. it is a small department for a very large and vital city. and at the same time when you have a small department, it's very important to focus those officers appropriately. >> bratton will be working alongside thomas frazier appointed on monday by a federal judge to be a compliance director in the city of oakland. >>> in san francisco a man accused of killing a teenaged girl during a dui hit-and-run will be charged with three felonies. police say brewer hit 17-year-old chang as she crossed the buoulevard saturday night. he faces up to ten years in prison. >>
and no word on a motive. >>> an emotional day in an oakland courtroom for a woman whose husband came to the bay area for a job area and was murdered. she was returning to his rental car in july of 2010 when two people approached and demanded money. he told them he had only $17 and he was shot to death. video caught the suspects leaving the scene. today his widow came face-to-face with the accused. >> even though i have to face all this againisti wanted to do this last thing for my husband. so i'm trying my best to do this. >> his widow is headed home to virginia tonight. doesn't know if she will return. the defendant, george huggins, is facing the death penalty. his girlfriend and alleged accomplice is expected to testify against him. >>> a san francisco man will be facing felony dui and manslaughter charges in the death of a teenager on her 17th birthday. chang was a junior at lowel high school and a member of the track team. just yesterday, supervisors approved improvements look the boulevard. >>> the santa cruz police officers killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest tomorr
. >> tonight, a new era in oakland. at least that's the hope. for the first time since arriving for duty, we're hearing from former l.a.p.d. police chief. >> it's a department, that as you all appreciate, is severely understaffed. and i don't use that term lightly. and, at the same time, when you have a small apartment, it's very important to focus those officers appropriately. >> bratten has more than 20 years experience serving l.a., new york city and boston. he says he's reduced crime every year in those cities. >> well, it was certainly a sight that we haven't seen in a while. the bay area saw some rain after a record dry spell. the rain has passed, but more could be in store tomorrow. for that, we bring in chief meteorologist with the details for us. jeff? >> yes, jessica. it's a very tricky storm track. and it's going to have a few different characteristics than what we experienced over the past 24 hours. right now, that area of low pressure sitting just off to the north wrapped in a ton of cold air, that's going to be pushing down as we head throughout thursday. here's the thing, it's
cruz, oakland and contra costa county and the work week is there and not relevant. in laguna honda 90% are asian and hispanic and black and more than half are women. we serve 2,000 meals to patients and seniors that are unable to take care of themselves so the family can be in the work force so they can pay tax like anybody else. most of my workers they are very -- they work very hard but they have to work two, three jobs to survive because they want their kids to go to college and be able to have a chance, so this is very important. i want to show you this picture. this is [inaudible] 1868. chinese workers are not in the pictures because they help building the railroad but they are paid $7 a day while noun colored people are paid $14 a day and pay wages and lodging and food too. i am an immigrant myself so i know about the history -- >> thank you. >> first there is slavery and chinese worker has always been discriminated too so right now we're still working poor. >> thank you very much. >> thanks a lot. [applause] >> [gavel] >> ladies and gentlemen, i please ask for board rules
francisco/oakland bay bridge has been derided for its drab design until this week. >> dusk falls over san francisco, and the city's bay bridge comes out of the shadows. it is being billed as the largest eliminated sculpture in the world theill -- illuminated sculpture. each of the thousands of lights program, allowing an almost infinite array of patterns. >> my goal is to create a communal experience. it becomes a digital campfire that people can gather around. >> his team for the lights to the suspension cables more than 150 meters up in the air. it was back in 1936 that the bridge was first opened to great acclaim, but just five months later, it lost the limelight with the opening of the more majestic golden gate bridge. now after more than 75 years being outshone by its clamorous neighbor, san francisco's other bridge is finally getting a chance to shine. the lights will now come on every night for the next two years. >> that is it for us. thank you very much for being with us. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
francisco or oakland. i think this really hit home with a lot of the police all over the country because it was such a close knit community. >> jerry brown just sat down at the memorial service that's set to begin in just a few minutes. you were talking about law enforcement from across the country. we did talk to the police chief in orange county. here's what he said. >> hit close to home. the agency is about the same size as the one i respect. we haven't lost an officer in 40 years. they all have an effect, but this one hit a little closer to home. >> as you said, even though they're miles and miles away, it really does ose to e they are like family, no matter what precinct or district they work in. there's that connection. >> absolutely. the service is just about to begin. we're told that they perhaps are waiting for some family to take their seats. they came in on the buses. it's important to note that folks back in santa cruz at the del mar theater also at the caser arena where they originally thought about doing this, it's a rather large arena,
and thinner clouds from time to time further to the east. 52 in san francisco, and oakland and san jose at 55. half moon bay at 54 and santa cruz at 53 degrees. we will warm up, maybe one or two more degrees but the clouds will thicken. more this afternoon and in the early evening was on the back side of the system, dry air filters in tomorrow and we could go another seven or nine days without rain after this system pulls through. you can see the low, hugging the coast, the best radar returns right off the coast, but they are rotating in the counterclockwise fashion toward us so, again, as we talked about all day the best chance of measurable rain is near the coast but we will get a chunk of energy that will pinwheel around the bay area headed to the evening rush hour so it could be wet. headed from 9:00 to midnight you can see the low is sinking far enough to the south and we lose a little bit of an influence from it and we wake up with clouds and patchy fog possible and the air mass will still be a little damp and you can see the dry air moving in by noon with the clouds braking up and othe
and this is just a trend. the prime example and oakland just approved the provisions on college avenue and actually granted them a variance which was an unusual step. but the point is that a lot of municipalities are not wanting to get in the way of this movement and to have this off-sale ability is a key thing for their business to thrive, like a lot of the other examples that have already been mentioned. i strongly support their application. >> thank you. >> next speaker. >> i am soma tenatn, fourth generation san franciscoan and i am opening up a restaurant in april on (inaudible). i think that these guys are part of the help for a solution to revitalization. the area right now, i can't help but think of amsterdam from the wire and i was walking down the street this morning and i was talking to the guys at swan oyster depot telling them that i was going to a hearing where is the location. and they were like it seems like the city would rather have homeless people over there that are not paying taxes instead of working class people who are paying taxes and thirsty. >> you are like having great de
to the east. 52 in san francisco, and oakland and san jose at 55. half moon bay at 54 and santa cruz at 53 degrees. we will warm up, maybe one or two more degrees but the clouds will thicken. more this afternoon and in the early evening was on the back side of the system, dry air filters in tomorrow and we could go another seven or nine days without rain after this system pulls through. you can see the low, hugging the coast, the best radar returns right off the coast, but they are rotating in the counterclockwise fashion toward us so, again, as we talked about all day the best chance of measurable rain is near the coast but we will get a chunk of energy that will pinwheel around the bay area headed to the evening rush hour so it could be wet. headed from 9:00 to midnight you can see the low is sinking far enough to the south and we lose a little bit of an influence from it and we wake up with clouds and patchy fog possible and the air mass will still be a little damp and you can see the dry air moving in by noon with the clouds braking up and other than a stray shower possible, we will se
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